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Oral history with Fannie Lou Hamer, native Mississippian and civil rights leader

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Creator:Hamer, Fannie Lou
Title:Oral history with Fannie Lou Hamer, native Mississippian and civil rights leader
Date:1972 Apr. 14, 1973 Jan. 25
Description:

Oral history. Two interviews conducted on April 14, 1972 and January 25, 1973 with Mississippi civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977). Hamer was a leading figure in the MFDP. She is best known for her 1964 national television appearance in which she described the plight of black voters in Mississippi.

This interview is part of the Civil Rights Documentation Project, funded by the Mississippi Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 31, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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http://cdm.lib.usm.edu/u?/CRMD,81

Types:Oral histories | Transcripts
Subjects:Hamer, Fannie Lou | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | African Americans--Mississippi | Race discrimination--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | Voter registration--Mississippi | Mississippi
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:McMillen, Neil | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2001-01-17
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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Oral History Program Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/u?/coh,2927